MOTIVATION: 500 MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FROM @1001RecruitTips

“A bad ending follows a bad beginning.” – Euripides
“Fear of failure leads to failure.”- Paulo Coelho
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson
“Take responsibility for the energy that you bring into this space!”
“When you choose to forgive those who have hurt you, you take away their power.”
“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” Ambrose Redmon
“If you have no destination, you’ll never get there.” -Harvey Mackey
“Opportunity knocks only once, but temptation bangs on the door for years.” -Joe Moore
“The ultimate inspiration is the DEADLINE.” -Nolan Bushnell
“A good leader takes a little more than his share of blame, a little less than his share of credit.”
“Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.”
“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.”
“Teaching is more than imparting knowledge, it is #inspiring change.” -William Arthur Ward
“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: You haven’t.” ~Thomas Edison
“Courage requires a drive to be different. It’s escaping old ideas + breaking barriers of accepted ways of doing things.”
“If you improve 1% a day, then in 100 days, guess what? You’re 100% better.” ~ Coach Carter
“Our Futures are Formed by the Thoughts we Hold Most Often.” -Wayne Dyer
“The very essence of leadership is you have to have a vision.” -Theodore Hesburgh
“A man who wishes to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.”- Jack Lee
“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.”
“Tell me my dreams are unrealistic, I’ll tell you that yours aren’t big enough.”
“When you start thinking of pressure it’s because you’ve started to think of failure.” -Tommy Lasorda
“Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.”
“If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.”
“Our strength grows out of our weakness.” ~Emerson
“The way we choose to see the world creates the world we see.”
“A person does not become whole until he/she becomes a part of something bigger than himself or herself.” -Jimmy Valvano
“Forget what HURT you in the past but never forget what it TAUGHT you.”
“Live out of your imagination, not your history.” -Stephen Covey
“The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized.” -Wayne Dyer
“When you think you can’t do something, the very problem itself maybe that you think you can’t do it.”
“Don’t compromise yourself; you’re all you’ve got!” -Janis Joplin
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.” Stephen Hawking
“Positive energy brings opportunity!”
“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin
“Any fool can criticize, condemn, & complain but it takes character & self control to be understanding & forgiving.” – Dale Carnegie
“I define discipline as the ability to make + keep promises and to honor commitments.” – Stephen Covey
“Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
“The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it.” -Warren G. Bennis
“You don’t know how strong you can be until being strong is the only choice you have.”
“Excuses are tools of the incompetent, and those who specialize in them seldom go far.”
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your #ambitions.” – Mark Twain
“Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.” – Marva Collins
“We need men who can dream of things that never were.” – John F. Kennedy
“A winner is a dreamer who never gives up.” – Nelson Mandela
“Goals are only unrealistic if you don’t plan on putting the work into them.”
“Many things will catch your eye, but only a few will capture your heart. Pursue those.”
“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” -Abraham Lincoln
“Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford
“Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.”-Jim Rohn
“Impossible is not a fact, it’s an opinion.” -Muhammad Ali
“People need dreams, there’s as much nourishment in them as food.” – Dorothy Gilman
“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” -Roger Staubach
“A wise man (or woman!) will MAKE more opportunities than they find.”
“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh
“Mental toughness is the willingness to keep commitments you make to yourself.”
“The difference in winning and losing is most often… not quitting.”-Walt Disney
“Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.” – Vince Lombardi
“Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.”
“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” ~Bill Cosby
“People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”
“There is #OPPORTUNITY in every situation, you must be humble enough to recognize it.”
“Achieve greatness. Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe
“Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.” -Mildred Barthel
“Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln
“The first rule of focus is, ‘wherever you are, be there.”
“Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.” – Jim Rohn
“Don’t allow the approval and attention of others to destroy you.” -Wayne Dyer
“In three words I can sum up what I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost
“People won’t follow a leader that believes they are above all others.” – @LeadToday
“There is no education like adversity.”
“ACTION is the foundational key to all success.” Pablo Picasso
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” -Mahatma Gandhi
“Most people who fail in their dreams fail not from lack of ability but from lack of commitment.” Ziglar
“The function of #LEADERSHIP is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” -Ralph Nader
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties TODAY of its strength.”
“Eliminate the word CAN’T and you’ll be amazed at what you CAN do.” -Billy Cox
“It is not enough to have a good mind, the main thing is to use it well.”
“Respect people’s feelings. Even if it doesn’t mean anything to you, it could mean everything to them.”
“True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.” -Paul Sweeney
“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid of only standing still.”
“If we all did things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas A. Edison
“Obstacles are only things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”
“The price of greatness is responsibility.” ~ Winston Churchill
“You will never have MORE time than you do right now.”
“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.”
“Life is like a ladder. Every step we take is either up or down.” – Unknown
“Take a Deep Breath & Focus on What’s Really Important.” -Wayne Dyer
“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”
“All change is not growth; as all movement is not forward!!”
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali
“Negativity is a thief, it steals happiness.”
“The habit of #persistence is the habit of victory.” – Herbert Kaufman
“You cannot avoid pain, but you can choose to overcome it.” -Paulo Coelho
“Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice.” – Steve Jobs
“It is a man’s own mind, not his enemy or foe, that lures him to evil ways.”-Buddha
“Promote leadership skills! The difference between boss & leader: boss says’Go!’ Leader says ‘Let’s go!'”
“To some, an obstacle is an excuse to quit. To others it is an opportunity to grow stronger.”
“All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them but confront them.” – William F. Halsey
“High #achievement always takes place in the framework of high #expectation.” – Charles F. Kettering
“Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day.”
“The happiest people don’t worry too much about whether life is fair or not, they just get on with it.”
“You cannot soar with the eagles as long as you hang out with the turkeys.” -Joel Osteen
“Don’t waste a good imagination on worrying.”
“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.” -George Washington
“Rather then focusing on the obstacle in your path, focus on the bridge over the obstacle.” -Mary Lou Retton
“To succeed, you need to take that gut feeling in what you believe and act on it with all your heart.” -Christy Borgeld
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ~Helen Keller
“Hope never abandons you; you abandon it.”
“Never laugh at anyone’s dreams. People who don’t have dreams don’t have much.”
“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.” -Kenneth Blanchard
“You can’t build a reputation on what you are GOING to do.” – Henry Ford
“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” -Jim Rohn
“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” Napoleon Hill
“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.”
“Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” ~ Les Brown
“Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.” – Dean Acheson
“I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.”
“Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” – Doug Ivester
“The man at the top of a mountain didn’t just fall there.”
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps
“Everything you can imagine is real.” -Pablo Picasso
“It’s not who you are that holds you back, it’s who you think you’re not.”
“Strive for progress, not perfection.”
“We dream without fear so why let fear get in the way of realizing our dream.”
“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your…”
“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” -Robert F Kennedy
“The time is always right to do what is right.” -Martin Luther King Jr.
“A successful job does not always come to the person most qualified, but instead to the one who is most motivated.”
“Go in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” -Thoreau
“Luck is usually good planning, carefully executed.” – Joe Moore
“The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do.”
“Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”
“Arrange whatever pieces come your way.” -Virginia Woolf
“I failed my way to success.” -Thomas Edison
“Never, never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill
“The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle.” -Unknown
“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.” -Dr. Seuss
“Every adversity, every failure and every heartache CARRIES with it the seed of equivalent or greater benefit.” – N.Hill
“It’s CHOICE – not CHANCE – that determines your destiny.”
“Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.”
“Values are measured by actions, not by talks.”
“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” ~ Bill Gates
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.” -Mandela
“No one has ever made himself great by showing how small someone else is.” ~ Irvin Himmel
“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” -Peter Drucker
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
“Every person who has become successful has simply formed the habit of doing things that failures dislike doing and will not do.”
“It’s not about how #QUICKLY you start, it’s about what you accomplish over your career.”
“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” – Oscar Wilde
“Watch the little things; a small leak will sink a great ship.”- Benjamin Franklin
“Bad habits are eliminated not by others but by ourselves.”
“I never worry about action, only inaction.” -Winston Churchill
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” -George Halas
“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt
“You never fail until you stop trying.” – Albert Einstein
“Everything must have a beginning.”
“It’s not that some people have willpower and some don’t. It’s that some people are ready to change and others are not.”
“Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer that never gave up.”
“We can do anything we want if we stick to it long enough.”
“Be kind; everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato
“If one asks for success but prepares for failure, they will get the situation they have prepared for.”
“Nothing great was ever achieved when you work on only the days you want to.”
“The only reason we don’t have what we want in life is the reasons we create why we can’t have them.” – Tony Robbins
“You were born to win– but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win.”
“Faith makes things possible, not easy.” ~Unknown
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch
“Superior men are modest in speech but exceed in actions” ~Confucius
“When everything seems like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top”
“Disappointment is the gap that exists between expectation and reality”. – John Maxwell
“If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes.” -John Wooden
“PATIENCE is also a form of ACTION.”
“The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.”- Albert Einstein…
“Adversity causes some men to break and others to break records.” -William Arthur Ward
“He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.” Benjamin Franklin
“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” -Abraham Lincoln
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make a mistake.” -Elbert Hubbard
“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” ~ James D. Miles
“Before you can win you have to believe that you are worthy.” – Mike Ditka
“If we follow our principles only when it’s convenient to do so, then we really have no principles at all.”
“Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are your own fears.” ~ Rudyard Kipling
“The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.” – Hubert Humphrey
“Your big opportunity may be right where you are standing right now.” – Napoleon Hill
“Experience is not WHAT happens to you, it’s what YOU do with what happens to you.” -Aldous Huxley
“Knowing the truth hurts, to not know the truth hurts even more.”
“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” -George Smith Patton
“Well done is better than well said.” – Ben Franklin
“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”
“Nothing so conclusively proves a man’s ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.” -Thomas J Watson Sr.
“Champions keep playing until they get it right.” -Billie Jean King
“Trust your path and keep moving forward.”
“The test of any man’s character is how he takes praise.”
“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson
“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” -Dalai Lama
“If you wait to do everything until you’re sure it’s right, you’ll probably never do much of anything.”
“Champions believe in themselves even if no one else does.” –Unknown
“Men succeed when they realize that their failures are the preparations for victories.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ― Jimi Hendrix
“Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.” -Anthony D’Angelo
“Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely.” -Unknown
“A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” -Charles M. Schwab
“Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” Albert Einstein
“It’s not so important who starts the game but who finishes it.” – John Wooden
“The time is always right to do what is right.” -Martin Luther King Jr.
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
“The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.”
“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.” – Bill Cosby
“The Difficult takes time…the Impossible just takes a little longer.” – Keith Harrell
“Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.” – Robert Collier
“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook”- William James
“Vision has no boundries and knows no limits.”
“Nurture your mind with great thoughts, for you will never go any higher than you think.” – Benjamin Disraeli
“Excellence is the gradual result of always wanting to do better.” –Pat Riley
“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” – Frank Scully
“Most people are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
“It is not enough to get things done; they must be done right.” – Arthur Hadley
“Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – Saint Francis of Assisi
“A champion pays an extra price to be better than anyone else.” – Paul “Bear” Bryant
“RISK more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.”
“It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What’s tough is being good every day.” – Willie Mays
“Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly will acquire the skills to do difficult things easily.”
“The foundation of excellence lies in self-control.” – HL Baugher
“Quality is never an accident. It is always the result of intelligent effort.” – John Ruskin
“To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder.” –Louis L’Amour
“Nobody will believe in you unless you believe in yourself.” –Liberace
“There can be no progress if people have no faith in tomorrow.” –John F Kennedy
“Success doesn’t come to you… you go to it.” –Marva Collins
“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.” –Confucius
“There is no education like adversity.” –Benjamin Disraeli
“Be kind to one another, because most of us are fighting a hard battle.” –Ian Maclaren
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?” –MLK Jr.
“Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone expects of you.” –Henry Ward Beecher
“Live in your hopes and not in your fears.” –Johnny Majors
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” – Albert Einstein
“They don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Zig Ziglar
“Lots of problems in the world would disappear if we talked to each other instead of about each other.”
“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in everyday.”
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” -C. S. Lewis
“Face reality as it is, not as it was or as you wish it to be.” – Jack Welch
“When you seek happiness for others, you will find it for yourself.”
“The art of #leadership is saying no, NOT yes. It is very easy to say YES.” -Tony Blair
“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” – Winston Churchill
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
“Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” – Vince Lombardi
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
“Your future is created by what you do TODAY– not tomorrow…” -Robert Kiyosaki
“Experience is the name we give to our past mistakes.” -Oscar Wilde
“Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.”
“Success is not counted by how high you have climbed but by how many you have brought with you.”
“What worries you, masters you.” -Haddon W. Robinson
“Change is not difficult, it is the RESISTENCE to change that is difficult.”
“If you concentrate on what you don’t have you will never, ever have enough.”
“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe
“The strategy must be crystal clear to everyone within the organization.”
“Your life doesn’t get better by chance, it gets better by CHANGE.” -Jim Rohn
“Failure is not falling down—- but refusing to get up.”
“LEADERSHIP: Understanding that blaming others will not generate trust + will not inspire people to join forces to create progress.”
“Successful leaders see opportunities in every difficulty, rather than difficulty in every opportunity.”
“What you think of yourself is much more important than what people think of you.”
“Chase greatness and everything else will come.”
“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.” – Virginia Woolf
“One of the most dangerous expressions is, “We’ve always done it this way.”
“The successful leader must plan his work and work his plan.” – Napolean Hill
“A person who aims at nothing is sure to hit it.”
“Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.” -Sophocles
“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” -Albert Einstein
“The art of success is to fail productively.”
“When your heart is shattered. Don’t give up hope. Know that happiness is just one step away.”
“Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain” – Henry Ford
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” -Nelson Mandela
“Positive things happen to positive people!”
“There’s no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.”
“Anyone who angers you conquers you.” – Elizabeth Kenny
“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.” Bill Cosby
“Never, never, never quit.” – Winston Churchill
“The minute you start talking about what you’re going to do if you lose, you have lost.” -George Shultz
“You have to expect things of yourself before you do them.” -Michael Jordan
“Control your own destiny or someone else will.” -Jack Welch
“If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” – Jack Dixon
“Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.”-Kyle Chandler
“The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don’t know what to do.”Jon Holt
“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” -Colin Powell
“Fears unfaced become our walls.”
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented from the successful is a lot of hard work.” -Stephen King
“When you finally let go of the past, something better comes along.”
“Courage is what it takes to stand up + speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.”- Winston Churchill
“If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. ” ~ David Viscott
“Other people and things can stop you temporarily… You’re the only one who can do it permanently!” ~ Ziglar
“The unhappiest people in this world, are those who care the most about what other people think.”
“A leader leads by example, not by force. ~Sun Tzu
“FIND A WAY” in anything and everything that you do
“Life’s not about the people who act true to your face. It’s about the people who remain true behind your back…”
“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
“When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” -Wayne Dyer
“Creativity is seeing something that doesn’t exist already.”
“If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.”
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – MLK
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney
“A man without vision is a man without direction, and a journey without direction is a wasted commitment.”
“Focus on the solution, not on the problem.” -Jim Rohn
“Listen to your heart above all other voices.”
“The 3 C’s of life…Choice, Chance, Change. You must make the Choice to take the Chance if u want anything to Change.”
“When you talk down to people you make it very hard for them to look up to you.” -@LeadToday
“Destiny is not a matter of chance, but of choice. Not something to wish for, but to attain.”
“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb
“Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.” – Sam Walton
“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Gandhi
“Action may not always bring happiness but there is no happiness without action.”
“Harmony can not thrive in a climate of mistrust, cheating, bullying & mean-spirited competition.” -Dalai Lama
“Motivation is the art of getting people to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower
“The good & the great are only separated by the willingness to sacrifice.” -Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise it would be called sure-thing-taking.” – Tim McMahon
“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”-Norman Vincent Peale
“It is you vs yourself in the #OFFSEASON”how much better can you become when nobody is keeping score?”
“Response-ability is the #ABILITY to choose our response to any circumstance or condition.” – Stephen Covey
“Two things define you.Your patience when you have nothing + your attitude when you have everything.” -Unknown
“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” -Zen Proverb
“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.” – Henry Ford
“The remarkable thing is we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day.” ~Charles R. Swindoll
“You will never win if you never begin.” -Robert Schuller
“Discipline is doing something you don’t want to do but nonetheless doing it like you love it.” -Mike Tyson
“I’m always doing things I can’t do. That’s how I get to do them.” ~ Pablo Picasso
“Patience is not the ability to wat, but it’s the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”
“The world is full of willing people; some willing to work, the rest willing to let them.” -Robert Frost
“A winner makes #COMMITMENTS. A loser makes promises.”
“Good teams have good players- GREAT teams have GREAT TEAMMATES.”
“Memories take us back, DREAMS take us forward.”
“The consequences of today are determined by the actions of the past. To change your future, alter your decisions today.”
“Winning can be defined as the science of being totally prepared.” -George Allen
“Do a little more each day than you think you possibly can.”-Lowell Thomas
“In life all you are given is a beginning and an end…so make the middle yours”
“People too weak to follow their own dreams typically tend to find a way to discourage yours.”
“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them.” -Dennis Waitley
“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.”
“Habits aren’t instincts; they’re acquired reactions. They don’t “just happen,” they are caused.”
“Mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.” – Jack Welch
“The finish line is just the beginning of a whole new race.”
“Wisdom is knowing the right path to take. Integrity is taking it.” – MH McKee
“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” -Dale Carnegie
“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
“People will always throw stones in your successful path. Now it depends on you what you make of it, a wall or a bridge.”
“There is always room at the top.” – Daniel Webster
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.”-William James
“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” -Dalai Lama
“Most people achieved their greatest success one step beyond what looked like their greatest failure.”
“The first step towards the solution of any problem is optimism.” – John Baines
“Work hard. Go to class. Show up on time. Little things mean a lot! ‘Be here for a purpose!'” – @Mr53- http://t.co/VUZJUimD
“Don’t be distracted by criticism. The only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.”
“Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word.” – Jim Rohn
“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.”
“There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs” -Unknown
“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” – Mohandas Gandhi
“I believe that EVERY person is born with talent.” – Maya Angelou
“Never mistake activity for achievement.” -John Wooden
“The man who said he never had a chance, never took a chance.”
“You don’t get what you wish for, you get what you work for.” (via @CoachDunToldYa)
“Excellence is not a skill it is an attitude.” – Ralph Martson
“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” ~John Wooden
“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” ~Martin Luther King
“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.” ~ Mark Twain
“If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.” -Zig Ziglar
“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.”
“The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” –
“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” -Robert Stevenson
“It doesn’t matter where you came from. It only matters where you’re going.” -Condoleezza Rice
“Problems are not STOP signs, they are GUIDElines.”
“To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.”
“He who sacrifices the most— wins!”
“Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow.” -Plato
“The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.”
“You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.” – Jim Rohn
“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” – Cherokee Proverb
“It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.” -Einstein
“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.” -Henry Ford
“To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire u.” -Tony Dorsett
“All that is necessary to break the spell of frustration is this: Act as if it were impossible to fail.” -Dorthea Brande
“Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you.” ~Henry Ward Beecher
“Never give your doubters more energy + attention than your #GOALS.”
“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” -Vince Lombardi
“You can’t be brave if you’ve only had wonderful things happen to you.”
“Don’t wish for it…. #WORK for it!”
“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
“Real people aren’t perfect. Perfect people aren’t real.”
“To the young: Work, work, work, and then work some more!” – Ed Reed
“Always chase your dreams instead of run from your fears.”
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank
“Never let the things you want, make you forget the things you have.”
“The longer we dwell on our misfortunes the greater is their power to harm us.” -Voltaire
“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.” – Jerry West
“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts.” – J.W. Goethe
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” -George Eliot
“Remember, what you need and what you want are two different things.”
“Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.” -Anthony D’Angelo
“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” Wayne Dyer
“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” -Johannes Meister Eckhart
“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.” -Calvin Coolidge
“The people who tell you that you will never succeed are often the ones who are most afraid that you will.”
“You will never change what you tolerate.” -Joel Osteen
“Fear can stop you in your tracks… but if you channel its energy– it can propel you to a higher level.”
“Life is found in the dance between your deepest desires & your greatest fears.” -Tony Robbins
“Surround yourself with people who are doers!” -Wayne Dyer
“When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile.” – Unknown
“Discipline is always demonstrated by #ACTION.”
“If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.”
“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”
“The world is full of suffering but it is also full of people overcoming it.” -Helen Keller
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back & realize they were BIG things.”
“It takes less time to do a thing right than to explain why you did it wrong.”
“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”- Tony Robbins
“Until you make peace with WHO you are you’ll never be content with WHAT you have.”
“As a leader you set the tone for your entire team. Communicate your vision.” -Colin Powell
“I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate.” -George Burns
“No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.” -Dwight Eisenhower
“The most common way people give up power is by thinking they don’t have any.” -Alice Walker
“You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” -Beverly Sills
“Every day you take off is a day your opponents get better”
“It’s hard to have a good day with a bad attitude or a bad day with a good attitude.” – Joe Moore
“Simplicity is the key to brilliance.” -Bruce Lee
“Very often when we talk about the skill of ‘productivity’ what we are really talking about is self-control.”
“Attitude & action the 2 things we ALWAYS have control over.”
“I never see what has been done; I only see what remains to be done.” -Buddha
“Nobody succeeds beyond his or her wildest expectations unless he or she begins with some wild expectations.”
“The only job where you start at the top, is digging a hole.” -Anonymous
“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
“Every wall is a door.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson
“It’s not about ideas; it’s about making ideas happen.” -Scott Belkin
“Some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” -Oscar Wilde
“We are either making ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” -Carlos Castaneda
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama
“If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse.”
“Nothing changes if nothing changes.”
“The only people keeping you from success is yourself.” YOU gotta be the one to make things happen
“You should focus on possibilities, not limitations.”
“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – A. Einstein
“Its not what the Dream is, but what the Dream does.”
“Stop giving me reasons why you #CAN’T — and start giving me reasons why you #CAN!”
“We cannot do great things unless we’re willing to do the small things that make up the sum of greatness.” -T.Roosevelt
“Compassion doesn’t weaken leadership, it makes it stronger.” -Rudolph Giuliani
“If You Don’t Have Time To Do It Right, When Will You Have Time To Do It Over?”
“Only after the fundamentals become second nature can you become confident in the results.”
“The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee
“A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.” – Tony Robbins
“Fortune favors the brave.” ~ Publius Terence
“Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.”
“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” – Abraham Lincoln
“Where there is no competition, there are few #COMPETITORS.”
“Don’t follow your dreams; chase them.”
“It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.” -Confucius
“Preparedness is the ultimate confidence builder.” -Vince Lombardi
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, & the truth.” -Buddha
“Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.” -Vernon Law
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” – Mother Teresa
“Success is focusing the full power of all you are on what you have a burning desire to achieve.”- Wilfred Peterson
“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character.” -Albert Einstein
“Being miserable is a habit. Being happy is a habit. The choice is yours”
“If you are never scared, embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take chances.” – Julia Soul
“On occasions when u feel most hopeless, u must take powerful effort. We must persist in face of failure.” -Dalai Lama
“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.”
“Your doubts are not as powerful as your desires, unless you make them so.” – Marcia Wieder
“Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first and the lesson afterward.”
“Leaders LEAD. No matter the score, their age, the venue, their resources, the competition… Leaders LEAD.”
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” – Maya Angelou
“What we think, we become.” -Buddha
“Champions keep playing until they get it right.” -Billie Jean King
“If you can dream it, you can do it.” ~Walt Disney
“Once you say you’re going to settle for 2nd, that’s what happens to you in life.” -JFK
“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” -Oscar Wilde
“Your life can’t go according to plan if you have no plan.”
“Failure defeats losers. Failure inspires winners.” – Robert Kiyosaki
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.”
“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
“Change your thoughts and you change your world.”
“If you do not enjoy what you are doing, you will never be good at it.”
“One man with courage is a majority.” -Thomas Jefferson
“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” -Phil Jackson
“You’ve got to win in your mind before you win in your life.” -John Addison
“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.”- Jim Rohn
“Successful people reject rejection.” -John Maxwell
“Whatever is going on in your mind is what you are attracting.”
“Diligence is the mother of good luck.” ~Benjamin Franklin
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a GOAL. Not to people or things.” -Albert Einstein
“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” -Lance Armstrong
“The ‘Will to Win’ is not nearly as important as the “Will to #PREPARE to Win.'”
“Admitting mistakes and taking responsibility isn’t a weakness– it is #LEADERSHIP.”
“Have the courage & faith in yourself to follow your dreams- be the 1% who live a life the other 99% dream of.”
“My success wasn’t so much due to intelligence, but the fact that I stuck with problems longer. ~ Albert Einstein
“The greatest happiness is to transform one’s feelings into action.” – Madame de Stael
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis
“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin
“It takes guts to get out of the rut.”
“Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.” -Eric Hoffer
“Understand failure is just as important as acknowledging your success.”

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A.P. Bah Bioh brings over 16 seasons of experience to 1,001 Recruit Tips, having worked for some of the best recruiters in sports, including three “National Coach of the Year” winners — Urban Meyer, Frank Haith and Jim Larranaga — along with 70+ NCAA coaches while at Elon University, UNC-Chapel Hill, the University of Florida and the University of Miami. Working primarily with football and men’s basketball, Bah Bioh also spent time working with Olympic Sport coaching staffs including softball, women’s lacrosse, fencing, golf, tennis and rowing.

Bah Bioh has been part of numerous championships including the 2007 Florida Gator BCS National Championship; 2006 Florida Gator SEC Football Championship; the 2013 ACC Men’s Basketball Championship and Sweet 16 NCAA Tourney run with the Miami Hurricanes that included both tournament and regular-season ACC titles; a 2002 UNC ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship and Final Four finish; a 2001 UNC ACC Softball championship and as a senior, was part of the 1999 Elon Football team that finished with a 9-2 record, one of the best seasons in program history.

Over the years, Bah Bioh has worked with over 30 first-round draft selections (NFL, NBA, MLB) and numerous players who went on to sign professional contracts including Tim Tebow, Cam Newton, Rex Grossman, Percy Harvin, Mike and Markuice Pouncey, Shane Larkin, Joe Haden and many more!